Matanė Malit - Elina Duni Quartet
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  1. Ka Njė Mot
  2. Kjani Trima
  3. Kur Tė Kujtosh
  4. Valzė e Valėve
  5. Unė Ty Moj
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  1. Ka Njė Mot
  2. Kjani Trima
  3. Kur Tė Kujtosh
  4. Valzė e Valėve
  5. Unė Ty Moj
  6. Erė Pranverore
  7. Ēelo Menzani
  8. Ra Kambana
  9. Ēobankat
  10. Kristal
  11. U Rrit Vasha
  12. Mine Peza
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Female singer plus piano trio equals jazz album, right? Wrong. Elina Duni's debut album is a tribute to her Albanian heritage, and while there are elements of jazz in the arrangements (and certainly in the instrumentation), there's little to nothing jazzy about her singing or about the songs. These are Balkan folk songs, some of them light in tone and content and others exploring and elucidating the deep cultural ruptures that have characterized the region's history for centuries: topics include exile, sheepherding, ...

Matanė Malit 2012, ECM

UPC: 602537064571

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